Category Archives: Native Americans

Ancient Treasures of Native American Culture

DAILY MAIL: According to the Library of Congress’ website: ‘When European settlers arrived on the North American continent at the end of the fifteenth century, they encountered diverse Native American cultures—as many as 900,000 inhabitants with over 300 different languages.’ … Continue reading

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The Native American Culture: Portraits from the Early 1900s

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Photo Gallery|President Obama’s Historic Visit to Sioux Nation

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President Obama Travels to Standing Rock Reservation In ND

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first presidential visit to Indian Country Friday for a look at two sides of Native American life — a celebration of colorful cultural traditions on the powwow grounds and a view … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Native American Dance

The Ghost Dance (Natdia) is a spiritual movement that came about in the late 1880s when conditions were bad on Indian reservations and Native Americans needed something to give them hope. This movement found its origin in a Paiute Indian … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Native American Dance

Stomp Dance – Performed by various Eastern Woodland tribes including the Muscogee Creek, Yuchi, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Caddo, Delaware, Miami, Ottawa, Peoria, Shawnee, Seminole, Natchez, and Seneca-Cayuga, the Stomp Dance is a ceremony that contains both religious and social meaning. … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Native American Dance

War Dance – Many tribes practiced a War Dance on the evening before an attack to observe certain religious rites to ensure success. The warriors took part in a war dance while contemplating retaliation and the dance stirred emotions and … Continue reading

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